Table 6

Associations of childhood and adulthood farming residences and occupations with PD.

% Exposed*


Cases, n = 319

Controls, n = 296

p for trend (GEE model 1)**

OR and 95% CI (GEE model 2)**


History of farming

Ever

50.8

47.0

1.11

0.80–1.54

Never

47.6

51.4

1.00

Referent

Duration (years)

0.38

>26

17.9

15.2

1.25

0.80–1.96

16–26

16.9

16.2

1.14

0.73–1.78

<16

16.0

15.2

1.07

0.64–1.77

Never

47.6

51.4

1.00

Referent


*Column totals may not sum to 100 due to rounding or missing data.

**GEE model adjusted for AAE, sex, cigarette smoking, and caffeine consumption.

Hancock et al. BMC Neurology 2008 8:6   doi:10.1186/1471-2377-8-6

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